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Frugal

Frugal

1. Economical in the use or appropriation of resources; not wasteful or lavish; wise in the expenditure or application of force, materials, time, etc.; characterised by frugality; sparing; economical; saving; as, a frugal housekeeper; frugal of time. I oft admire How nature, wise and frugal, could commit Such disproportions. (Milton)

2. Obtained by, or appropriate to, economy; as, a frugal fortune. Frugal fare.

Origin: L. Frugalis, fr. Frugi, lit, for fruit; hence, fit for food, useful, proper, temperate, the dative of frux, frugis, fruit, akin to E. Fruit: cf. F. Frugal. See fruit.


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Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... life will cease to exist on earth. Consumerist-Lifestyle is just not sustainable. If we do not immediately return to living a very simple and frugal life then very soon there will be no human life on earth. We would need several planets[earths] to sustain the present lifestyle. The human race ...

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